(RNS) — Two Category 4 hurricanes have hit Central America, coming ashore within 15 miles and 13 days of each other in Nicaragua and killing several across the region, according to ABC News.
In Honduras, flash floods, ruined crops and power outages have affected an estimated 3 million people.
As drastic as the immediate effects are, Lester Ramirez, director of governance and transparency at the Association for a More Just Society, is preparing for what comes next.
The AJS, a Christian nonprofit in Honduras and the United States, has already been working with local Honduran groups to help residents find shelter and provide them with monetary assistance.
But Ramirez expects that the aftermath of the storms will send many disadvantaged Hondurans, many of whom have